A variety of jerky produced by Katie’s Snack Foods LLC and made from venison and “exotic meats” is the subject of a public health alert from the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

The company, based in Hilliard, OH, distributed the products through its online outlet at www.katiesbeefjerky.com and potentially retail outlets, according to the Thursday alert.…

Venison_406x250Scotland’s health agencies are investigating an outbreak of E. coli infection associated with the consumption of venison products. As of Sept. 4, 2015, there were nine cases of infection with the same strain of E. coli O157 PT32 reported across Scotland. All of those sickened either consumed venison products, such as steaks, grillsteaks, sausages and…

A 65-year-old Honolulu man who ate venison sushi suffered a bad case of Salmonella poisoning, according to the Hawai’i Journal of Medicine and Public Health.

Although Hawaiian hogs and chickens have been known to have a higher propensity to carry Salmonella, the venison sushi case was the first to implicate local deer as a source …

A high school environmental science experience went awry when 29 students became infected with a lesser-known strain of pathogenic E. coli from the white-tailed deer they hunted, butchered and barbecued for a class project. 

The incident, which happened more than a year ago, came to the media’s attention for the first time Wednesday, when the …